Representative matters include:
- Represented six financial institutions in a multi-faceted transaction that included an investment in SIMON Markets, a platform to access structured products and provide a comprehensive suite of services related to those products.
- Symantec in connection with its $4.65 billion acquisition of Blue Coat Systems and related convertible debt and syndicated bank financing transactions*
- General Motors in connection with its acquisition of Cruise Automation*
- Microsoft in connection with multiple acquisitions*
- Responsys in connection with its $1.5 billion sale to Oracle*
- Twitch Interactive investors in connection with its $1 billion sale to Amazon.com*
- Keynote Systems in connection with its $395 million sale to Thoma Bravo*
- Ray Kurzweil (renowned futurist) in connection with the sale of Patterns to Google*
- Consortium of 35 financial institutions, including HSBC, ING, Natixis, Barclays, UBS and Wells Fargo, in their investment in R3*
- Consortium of 15 banks, led by Goldman Sachs, that invested in Symphony Communications*
- Consortium of three financial services firms, led by J.P. Morgan, that invested in Cloud9 Technologies*
- Accel-KKR in connection with various buyouts and growth equity transactions*
- The Blackstone Group in connection with various financings*
- Goldman Sachs in connection with various M&A and financing transactions*
- CapitalG (fka Google Capital) and Google Ventures in multiple growth capital financings*
- Katerra in multiple M&A transactions*
Mr. Joachim has also represented startup companies including Symphony Communications, Daqri, Two Bit Circus, InfusionSoft and bkr.*
Mr. Joachim’s capital markets experience has included representations in connection with the IPOs of Google, Digital Theater Systems (DTS), Kinetic Concepts (KCI) and Rigel Pharmaceuticals, follow-on offerings by Rainmaker Systems, DTS and KCI, 144A offerings by Ciphergen and Mercury Systems and PIPEs for Warburg Pincus and various hedge funds.*
* Denotes experience prior to joining Goodwin.
Mr. Joachim proudly serves as an Advisory Board member of The Feminist Institute. He has also served as an adjunct professor at the University of California, Hastings College of the Law where he has taught a course entitled “Mergers & Acquisitions: Law and Practice.” In addition, he has served on the faculty of the Practising Law Institute, where he has regularly spoken on M&A topics.
Mr. Joachim served on the Board of Directors of the Palo Alto Community Fund, a philanthropic endowment that provides grants to Palo Alto-area nonprofit organizations across every area of philanthropy, including social services, housing, education, healthcare, environment, youth and family support, community development, seniors and the arts.